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Title:
The Oxford history of modern Europe
Author:
Blanning, T. C. W.
Edition:
[Third edition].
Publication Information:
Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
viii, 389 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 20 cm
General Note:
Originally published: The Oxford illustrated history of modern history. 1998.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction / T.C.W. -- Revolution from above and below , European politics from the French Revolution to the Fist World War / John Roberts -- The industrialization of modern Europe, 1750-1914 / Clive Trebilcock -- Military modernization, 1789-1918 / Hew Strachan -- From orders to classes, European society in the nineteenth century / Pamela Pilbeam -- The commercialization and sacralization of European culture in the nineteenth century / T.C.W. Blanning -- The great civil war, European poltics, 1914-1945 / Paul Preston -- The fall and rise of the European economy in the twentieth century / Harold James -- Warfare in Europe since 1918 / Richard Overy -- European society in the twentieth century / Richard Bessel -- From modernism to post-modernism / Martin Jay -- Europe divided and reunited, 1945-1995 / David Reynolds.
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ISBN:
9780192853714
Format :
Book

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Summary

Written by eleven contributors of international standing, this book offers a readable and authoritative account of Europe's turbulent history from the French Revolution in the late eighteenth century to the present day. Each chapter portrays both change and continuity, revolutions andstability, and covers the political, economic, social, cultural, and military life of Europe. This book provides a better understanding of modern Europe, how it came to be what it is, and where it may be going in the future.


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